As hot as the Sahara and standing every bit as tall as pyramids, they’re the single most successful group to have emerged from the spiritual lands of Egypt. From the Med to the Red and from up high in Cairo, to down deep in the Sinai, they’ve built an immense, ultra- loyal in-country following, From that foothold turntable Shamans, Aly Amr Fathalah and Fadi Wassef Naguib went global.
For over a decade their spirited take on the trance sound has captured the hearts, minds and imaginations of planet trance. With their whip-smart productions and sandstorm sonics, their performances have raised the bar at some of the world’s most recognized clubs. Comparably they’ve also ruled at EDM’s biggest festivals – EDC – Las Vegas, Tomorrowland, Global Gathering, Dance Valley, Creamfields, Ultra Music Festival. Continuing in a long tradition of playing the world’s most established and respected stages.
2014 was a very successful year for Aly & Fila. That summer saw the release of their Third Artist Album titled ‘ The Other Shore’ with three singles off the album being released in 2014 including ‘For All Time feat Jaren’ , Eye 2 Eye with Roger Shah and Sylvia Tosun and ‘Running with Sky Patrol and Sue McLaren’. Also released in Early 2014 was the the Remix Album of their artist album Quiet Storm. This Year also saw Aly & Fila Mixing the legendary Trance Nation Compilation released by Ministry of Sound.
With several Dj Poll Results in 2014 which saw Aly & Fila Voted No.28 in The DJ Mag Top 100 , Voted No.1 in the Trance Podium Top 100 DJ Poll , Voted No.1 DJ in the Middle Eastern Music Awards, Nominated in the Best Trance DJ Category in the Ibiza DJ Awards, Voted No.5 in the Magnetic Magazine Top 100 DJ Poll.
2015 was a busy year with two Albums . Aly & Fila – The Chill Out Album and the second released in summer of 2015 was Future Sound of Egypt Volume 3 Compilation. They also released their the single ‘Shine’ with Roxanne Emery , The Other Shore with Aruna and the FSOE 400 Anthem with Omar Sherif and Jonathan Carvajal.
With 10 FSOE 400 Celebrations announced all over the world that year there was exciting times ahead for Aly & Fila and their fans worldwide. The pinnacle of the shows was Aly & Fila proudly hosted FSOE 400 Celebration at the Great Pyramids in Giza , Egypt. Which took place in September 2015. The FSOE 400 Tour also coincided in a FSOE 400 Compilation being released.
Also announced in July 2015 is that Aly & Fila for the 2nd Year in a Row have been Voted No.1 Trance DJ in the World in the Trance Podium Top 100 DJ Poll of 2015.
Aly & Fila were Voted Number 1 Trance DJ in the ‘Trance Podium Top 100 DJ Awards’ for the 2nd year in a row.
As we headed into 2016 as the dust settled on the epic FSOE 400 Event Aly & Fila hosted at the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt they announced that they would host The ‘Essential Mix’ on BBC Radio 1 in February of that year. Also early 2016 saw Aly & Fila Voted No.1 Trance DJ & No.1 Producer at the Trance Podium Awards.
Aly & Fila hosted x 34 FSOE 450 Celebration shows , July 3rd with Insomniac and Dreamstate @ The Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and also October 1st @ Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, UK and also October 7th at the Ancient Temple of Karnak in Luxor , Egypt and finishing off in Taiwan on October 29th.
Aly & Fila were Voted # 1 Trance DJ in the 2016 Trance Podium Top 100 DJ Poll for 3rd Year in a Row and were also Voted #41 in DJ Mag Top 100 Poll 2016 (3rd Highest Trance DJ in the Poll behind Armin Van Buuren and Dash Berlin).
The end of 2016 saw Aly & Fila meets Roger Shah & Susana – Unbreakable Voted the Number 1 track of 2016 on Armin Van Buuren’s ASOT Radio Show.
The Start of 2017 saw Aly & Fila Voted #1 DJ & #1 Producer on the 2016 Trance Podium Awards.
2017 has also seen new releases ,’Beyond the Lights’ and also ‘UV’ a collaboration with Paul Thomas to launch FSOE UV – a progressive label in the FSOE Family and also the FSOE 500 Anthem ‘The Chronicles’.
Aly & Fila – FSOE Radio show moved from a 1hr slot to 2 hour weekly radio show showcasing from Progressive in to Trance.
The summer of 2017 saw Aly & Fila celebrate the 500th Episode of their Radio show with a series off events around the world. FSOE 500 hosted at The Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt with Armin Van Buuren, Ruben de Ronde and Paul Thomas performing alongside Aly & Fila. And also FSOE 500 had its own Float hosted by Synergy Events at the Street Parade in Zurich along with events in New York and Buenos Aires.
The summer of 2017 also saw Aly & Fila’s Future Sound of Egypt host a Stage at the biggest festival in the world, Tomorrowland. Aly & Fila also performed MainStage for a daybreak 3 Hour set and also performed on the ASOT Stage at Tomorrowland.
2017 also saw Aly & Fila’s latest artist album ‘Beyond the Lights’ released.
2018 has so far been a brilliant year , early 2018 Aly & Fila were Voted #1 in numerous categories in the Trance Podium Awards , with nomination also in the year’s DJ Awards – Ibiza.
Future Sound of Egypt once again hostedits own stage at Tomorrowland.Festival in Belgium and 2018 has seen Aly & Fila celebrate 550th episode of their radio show with a big celebration announced in Manchester , United Kingdom hosted by Rong Events with more shows to be announced
2018 also saw Aly & Fila and Future Sound of Egypt host their new Festival ‘Heracleion’ in Egypt – a 2 day festival with multi genres with headline acts Sasha, AME, Arbat, Cosmic Gate, John OO Fleming and more.
The Future looks bright …